March 24, 2016
A trash worker died after being run over by his truck in Delaware County on Tuesday. The 28-year-old Ridley Park man was "hustling" to catch up to the truck when officials believe he tripped and fell on the ground, where he was caught under a tire on the truck's right side. The truck was turning the corner at Ladomus and Delaware avenues, and another car coming past created a tight spot The worker was in the driver's blind spot, said Ridley Park Police Chief Robert M. Frazier.
February 16, 2016
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February 14, 2016 |
It wasn't a snake on a plane, but a snake near a train that sent authorities scrambling to SEPTA's University City Regional Rail station Friday morning. A passerby reported seeing a snake in a trash can at the station in the 3100 block of Convention Avenue shortly before 4 a.m., SEPTA spokeswoman Heather Redfern said. The snake was dead, and animal-control officers were called, Redfern said. The snake was coiled up in a brown trash bag, according to a photo on 6ABC's website.
January 18, 2016
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January 7, 2016 |
It was a cultural clash unseen even in a city long defined by the confrontational fanaticism of its sports fans: a grande bataille between a trash-talking Eagles fan and an elegant defender of the ballet. And in yet another sign that Philadelphia may be a city in transformation, a city rightly celebrated for much more than sports, a cracked bell, and steak on a roll, the ballet guy owned the Eagles guy. Big time. The emotions of the cultural imbroglio have settled, and with no permanent ill will.